GLOBAL LITHIUM WRAP: Asian markets soften as producers cut carbonate prices; European, US markets stagnant
Published: Friday, 20 December 2019
A lack of trading activity in the lithium market led Chinese producers to lower their sales prices ahead of the year-end break, and China’s domestic lithium carbonate market dropped by 4% on Thursday December 19, while in Europe and the United States prices were unchanged.
By Carrie Shi and Cristina
BeldaChina’s battery grade lithium
carbonate price weakened with producers continuously lowering
offer prices amid thin buyer interest. Technical and industrial
grade lithium carbonate prices fell further this week. Lower
offer prices combined with a quiet market drove Asian prices
down on a weekly comparison. European...